Pixar President Ed Catmull on Sequels and Grooming New Talent

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2013 has spoken with Pixar President Ed Catmull, who stated the studio’s strategy of releasing “one and a half” films per year, with one original film per year and a follow-up to an earlier film every other year (including the upcoming Finding Dory, the sequel to Finding Nemo). While Pixar’s first 10 films were all […]
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“Monsters University” Tops Box Office Again in Second Week with $46.18M Take

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2013
Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University has taken the top spot at the box office in its second week of release with an estimated $46.18 million in ticket sales, representing a 44% dip from its opening weekend debut. The drop is better than the second week drops for Toy Story 3 (46%), Brave (49%), or Cars 2 (60%), […]


PR: The Hub Network Gets Looney With Latest Acquired Series “Tiny Toon Adventures” Beginning Monday, July 1

by spidey4545on June 28, 2013
THE HUB NETWORK GETS LOONEY WITH LATEST ACQUIRED SERIES “TINY TOON ADVENTURES” BEGINNING MONDAY, JULY 1 The Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, continues to add to its summer lineup by presenting the hilariously funny animated series from Steven Spielberg “Tiny Toon Adventures,” Monday, July 1, 6 p.m. PT. The series will air […]
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Nickelodeon Reveals San Diego Comic Con Plans and Voice Actor For TMNT’s Casey Jones

by Grant Whiteon June 27, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter has announced Nickelodeon’s plans for the upcoming San Diego Comic Con. A series of panels will be headlined by a The Legend of Korra panel July 19th at 11:15am in Ballroom 20 and a TMNT panel the same day at 2:15pm in Room 6A. A limited edition poster featuring the new series […]

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Nickelodeon UK Welcomes Viewers To “The Legend of Korra” Republic City Website

by Grant Whiteon June 26, 2013
In advance of the UK premiere of Avatar: The Last Airbender sequel The Legend of Korra, Nickelodeon have unveiled their official promotional site for the show. The centrepiece is a virtual tour of Republic City, the urban metropolis where most of the show’s action is set. Visitors can explore the districts of the city, meet […]

PR: “Marine Boy: The Complete First Season” Now Available via Warner Archive Collection

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2013
One of the Original Anime Series on American TV MARINE BOY: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON Now Available via Warner Archive Collection Alongside the heralded Speed Racer and Kimba: The White Lion, MARINE BOY was one of the original handful of imported television series that captured youngsters’ imaginations and put Japanese anime in the stateside consciousness. […]

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A Day in Mary Lynn Wissner’s New York City Voiceover “Working Pros Workout”

by Ed Liuon June 24, 2013
Voice acting industry pro Mary Lynn Wissner returned to the Big Apple at the beginning of June for a one-day seminar promising “The Working Pros Workout,” and that’s exactly what she delivered in an all-day session for voice-over actors of all levels of experience. One sure sign of her stature in the community were the […]

PR: Anime Limited release the classic TV series Gurren Lagann

by Grant Whiteon June 24, 2013
Glasgow, UK 24 June, 2013 – Anime Limited, the Glasgow-based anime licensing company and parent company of All the Anime, is excited to announce the release of the classic anime TV series Gurren Lagann on DVD and Blu-ray for the UK. Anime Limited focuses on bringing a fresh approach to classic works in new formats […]


“Monsters University” Valedictorian at the Box Office with $82M Take

by Ed Liuon June 24, 2013
Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University handily took the top spot in US domestic box office ticket sales, with an estimated $82 million take, representing the studio’s second-best opening ever (behind Toy Story 3‘s $110 million opening weekend) and just behind Monsters Inc.‘s opening weekend of $87 million (which represents the 2001 $62.57 million opening adjusted for inflation). […]

“Akira” To Receive Limited UK Theatrical Screenings For 25th Anniversary

by Grant Whiteon June 23, 2013
The legendary Japanese animated film Akira is due to receive a limited run of screenings in the UK in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Celebrated as iconic and important in bringing Japanese animation to the attention of Western audiences, the screenings will be held at select Picturehouse cinemas across the country. Details of the specific […]